Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Syd Jackson and Dennis Brutus

Syd Jackson and Dennis Brutus

Syd Jackson (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou) greets Dennis Brutus, president of the South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, with a hongi (traditional greeting) at Auckland airport in 1969. Jackson was an important member of activist group Ngā Tamatoa and was active in Māori protests.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Rugby and South Africa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35947/syd-jackson-and-dennis-brutus (accessed 15 December 2018)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012